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Sunday, December 20, 2009

Nov 21/09 - WWCC Tasting - Ports

 The Time and Date: Friday, November 20, 2009
The Event: Wine Writers Circle of Canada Port Tasting
The Venue: LCBO Scrivener Square
The Target Audience: wine writer members of WWCC
The Wines:  about 30 ports were tasted.
 
**** Four Stars (91+ in Quality/Price Rating terms):
-Taylor Fladgate  10 Year Old Tawny Port  20%  Vintages Essentials 
#121749  $34.95
-Taylor Fladgate  20 Year Old Tawny  Vintages Essentials  #149047 
$67.95
-Graham's 20 Year Old Tawny Port  20% alc  CSPC 620641  500ml  $36.95
 
***1/2 Three and a Half Stars (88 – 90 in Quality/Price Rating terms):
-Warre's Otima  10 year Old Tawny Port  20% alc  #566174  500ml  $22.95
-Taylor's LBV  2003  20% alc   #46946  $17.95  December sale $16.95
-Ferreira  Dona Antonia Reserva NV  20% alc  #157586  $18.70
-Graham's LBV 2003  20%  #191239  $17.45
-Graham's 10 year Old Tawny Port  20% alc  CSPC 206508  $27.95
-Quinta de Ventozelo 10 Year Old Tawny Port  19.5% alc Vintages 0141044
$27.95
-Sandeman VAU Vintage  2000  20% alc Vintages #973768  $29.95
 
*** Three Stars (85 – 87 in Quality/Price Rating terms):
-Six Grapes Reserve   NV  20% alc  Vintages 208405  $22.95
-Taylor's First Estate  NV   20% alc    #309401  $15.95
-Royal Oporto 10 Year Old, +661223 Vintages, $12.95 for 200 mL
-Qunita de Ventozelo Porto Reserva  NV    20% alc #0141028  $17.95
 
The Contact Person:  sdarby@rogers.com
The Marketing Effectiveness (numerical grade): 88
 
 
 
 

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